Flexible Bronchoscopy

Flexible Bronchoscopy

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by Ko-Pen Wang
     
 

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With the development of new instruments and the refining of new techniques, flexible bronchoscopy has become one of the most frequently performed invasive procedures in pulmonary medicine.

This new edition of Flexible Bronchoscopy is an essential addition to the bronchoscopist's bookshelf. It highlights possible complications, contra-indications and

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Overview

With the development of new instruments and the refining of new techniques, flexible bronchoscopy has become one of the most frequently performed invasive procedures in pulmonary medicine.

This new edition of Flexible Bronchoscopy is an essential addition to the bronchoscopist's bookshelf. It highlights possible complications, contra-indications and precautions. In addition it addresses all current techniques and future technologies in interventional bronchoscopy.

For ease of use Flexible Bronchoscopy is divided into four major sections:

  • Fundamentals of Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Therapeutic Bronchoscopy
  • Special Considerations

New techniques such as endobronchial ultrasonography are discussed, as well as new chapters covering vital topics such asbronchoscopic lung volume reduction for end-stage emphysema and the use of semi-flexible thoracofibrescope in medical thorascopy.

Flexible Bronchoscopyis an ideal training manual for all respiratory and pulmonary physicians, as well as trainees and residents working in the field of respiratory medicine, who need to develop the skill of interventional bronchoscopy.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444346404
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/29/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
File size:
21 MB
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Meet the Author

Ko-Pen Wang, Interventional Pulmonology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Director Chest Diagnostic Center, Harbor Hospital Center, Associate Professor of Medicine, and Otolaryngology Head and neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Atul C. Mehta, CMO, Shikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., Staff Physician, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

J. Francis Turner, Jr., Chief, Interventional Pulmonology & Critical Care Medicine, Nevada Cancer Institute, Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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